Gray Construction, Lexington, Ky., acquired InLine Engineers, Louisville, Ky.

InLine Engineers will continue to provide engineering and project management services for the processing, packaging and facility challenges in the food and beverage industry under the leadership of Gregg Coleman and Kevin Reid.

“Once talks between the companies began, it quickly became clear that the companies shared common goals and values toward both customers and team members,” says Coleman, president of InLine Engineers.

InLine Engineers celebrates 22 years in the food and beverage sector, having worked with customers such as Kellogg Co., The Coca-Cola Co., Folgers, Keebler, Keurig, Brown Forman, JM Smucker’s and Johnsonville.

“We are excited to become part of Gray for many reasons. The combined resources and skill sets of these two companies will enhance our services and capabilities to better serve our customers and meet their needs to provide seamless turn-key engineered solutions and execution from one resource,” says Reid, vice president at InLine Engineers. “This execution aspect, combined with the engineering services we have been providing for over 20 years, makes the combined team a powerful force in the food and beverage sector.

“InLine Engineers is a welcome addition to Gray,” adds Stephen Gray, president and CEO of Gray Construction. “The added value to customers from each company will advance our services and capabilities in the food and beverage industry.”